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good news iran: “Ballad of a White Cow” wins “Pilar Miró” prize at Seminci

Iranian feature film “Ballad of a White Cow” directed by Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam won the Best New Director award (Pilar Miró Prize) at the 66th edition of the Valladolid International Film Festival known as Seminci in Spain.

The synopsis of “Ballad of a White Cow” read, “Mina’s life is turned upside down when she learns that her husband was innocent of the crime for which he was executed, so she starts a silent battle against a cynical system for her own and her daughter’s sake.”

The cast includes Maryam Moghadam, Alireza Sani Far, and Pouria Rahimi Sam.

This year, Iranian feature films “A Hero” directed by Asghar Farhadi and “Hit the Road” by Panah Panahi attended the competition section of the Seminci and “The Son” directed by Nushin Meraji was screened at the Meeting Point section of the event.

Moreover, Iranian film director and screenwriter, Farnoosh Samadi had been appointed as one of the jury members of the 66th Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain.

The 66th Valladolid International Film Festival was held October 23-30, 2021in Spain.

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